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    One of the top QBs in college football will be on display when Sam Hartman and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish (4-1) visit the Duke Blue Devils (4-0) on Saturday, September 30, 2023.

    The Fighting Irish are favored, but by less than a touchdown (-5.5), against the Blue Devils. The over/under for this matchup is 52 points.

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    Game Info for Notre Dame vs. Duke

    • Game Day: Saturday, September 30, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ABC
    • Location: Wilmington, North Carolina
    • Stadium: Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium
    Notre Dame vs Duke Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Notre Dame -5.5 -110 -110 52 -110 -110 -216 +177

    Notre Dame Pick Insights

    • Notre Dame is 3-1-1 ATS this season.
    • Notre Dame has a 3-1 record against the spread in games it was favored by 5.5 points or more this season.
    • Notre Dame games have hit the over on three of five occasions (60%).

    Notre Dame Stats & Insights

    • Notre Dame has been clicking on all fronts this year, ranking 20th-best in total offense (477.2 yards per game) and seventh-best in total defense (260.6 yards allowed per game).
    • Notre Dame has been finding success on both offense and defense, ranking 18th-best in scoring offense (39.6 points per game) and 14th-best in scoring defense (12.8 points allowed per game).
    • Notre Dame has the 33rd-ranked offense this year in terms of passing yards (278.4 passing yards per game), and has been better defensively, ranking sixth-best with just 149.4 passing yards allowed per game.
    • Notre Dame is averaging 198.8 rushing yards per game on offense (29th in the FBS), and ranks 42nd on defense with 111.2 rushing yards allowed per game.
    • On the offensive side of the ball, Notre Dame has been a top-25 unit in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking 10th-best in the FBS by averaging a 53.7% third-down conversion rate. The defense ranks 62nd on defense (37.7% third-down conversion rate allowed).
    • Notre Dame has forced five total turnovers (74th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over two times (third in the FBS) for a turnover margin of +3, the 22nd-best in college football.

    Notre Dame’s Best Players

    • Hartman has thrown for 1,236 yards (247.2 ypg) to lead Notre Dame, completing 70.4% of his passes and tossing 14 touchdown passes this season.
    • The team’s top rusher, Audric Estime, has carried the ball 77 times for 591 yards (118.2 per game), scoring five times.
    • Jeremiyah Love has racked up 176 yards on 26 attempts, scoring one time.
    • Chris Tyree’s team-leading 241 yards as a receiver have come on nine catches (out of 11 targets) with two touchdowns.
    • Jayden Thomas has put up a 195-yard season so far with one touchdown, hauling in 13 passes on 19 targets.
    • Jaden Greathouse has been the target of 15 passes and racked up 12 catches for 166 yards, an average of 33.2 yards per contest. He’s found the end zone three times through the air this season.
    • Jordan Botelho paces the team with two sacks, and also has two TFL and 13 tackles.
    • Jack Kiser, Notre Dame’s top tackler, has 26 tackles and one sack this year.
    • Ramon Henderson has picked off a team-leading one pass. He also has six tackles and one pass defended to his name.

    Duke Betting Insights

    • Duke is 3-0-0 against the spread this season.
    • When it has played as at least 5.5-point underdogs this season, Duke is 1-0 against the spread.
    • In Duke’s three games with a set total, two have hit the over (66.7%).

    Duke Pick Insights

    • Duke has been thriving on the defensive side of the ball, giving up just 276.3 total yards per game (16th-best). Offensively, it ranks 49th by compiling 424.5 total yards per game.
    • Duke ranks 28th in the FBS with 37.3 points per contest, but it has been carried by its defense, which ranks fourth-best by surrendering only 8.8 points per game.
    • Duke has been excelling on pass defense, allowing just 143.3 passing yards per contest (third-best). On offense, it ranks 87th in the FBS by accumulating 224 passing yards per game.
    • Duke is accumulating 200.5 rushing yards per game on offense this season (27th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is surrendering 133 rushing yards per game (69th-ranked) on defense.
    • Duke ranks 46th in the FBS with a 44.4% third-down conversion rate on offense, and 95th with a 43.1% third-down percentage allowed on defense.
    • Duke has generated eight forced turnovers this season and have turned it over three times, resulting in a +5 turnover margin, which ranks seventh-best in the FBS.

    Duke’s Best Players

    • Riley Leonard has thrown for 778 yards (194.5 ypg) to lead Duke, completing 67.7% of his passes and tossing two touchdown passes this season. He is also a playmaker on the ground, racking up 238 yards (59.5 ypg) on 29 carries with four touchdowns.
    • Jordan Waters has carried the ball 39 times for 258 yards, with seven touchdowns. He’s also tacked on five catches for 76 yards.
    • Jalon Calhoun has collected 20 receptions this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 258 (64.5 yards per game). He’s been targeted 28 times and has one touchdown.
    • Jordan Moore has put together a 246-yard season so far with two touchdowns. He’s caught 20 passes on 31 targets.
    • Nicky Dalmolin’s 12 targets have resulted in nine grabs for 108 yards.
    • Aaron Hall has 1.5 sacks to pace the team, and also has nine tackles.
    • Chandler Rivers, Duke’s tackle leader, has 23 tackles this year.
    • Myles Jones has picked off a team-leading two passes. He also has six tackles, one TFL, and two passes defended to his name.
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